Categories:
  • Post Doctoral Position - Academic
Job Type/Arrangement:
  • Full Time
Description:

Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate

Qualifications: Finished doctorate (PhD) within the last two years in Virology, Cell and Molecular Biology, or a closely related field

Experience and Key responsibilities:

•    Handling and processing of tissues for bulk and single cell analysis; single cell sorting solutions.

•    Execution of validated molecular biology assays including nucleic acid isolation, library preparation, and QC validations (Bioanalyzer, TapeStation, etc).

•    Preparation of samples for transcriptomic (scRNAseq, RNAseq) and epigenome profiling assays such as ATAC-seq (Bulk and single cell), and ChIP-Seq and analyze results.

•    Experience with 10X Genomics and Illumina Next generation sequencing platforms (miSEQ/HiSeq/NextSeq).

•    Implemention of NGS data analysis tools, including read mapping, differential analysis, MACS tools, and basic familiarity with Unix/Linux and R command-line interfaces.

•    Integration of RNA-Seq and ATAC-Seq datasets.

•    Analysis of viral genome sequences (from Sangers and pyrosequencing - whole genomes), alignment, annotations, and GenBank deposition.

•    Phylogenetic analysis using MEGA, PHYLIP, etc. and other Bioinformatic analysis.

•    Tissue culture experience.


Benefits:
Health Insurance
Education Requirement:
Ph.D
Years of Experience:
0-2
Required Skills & Areas of Study:
  • biochemistry
  • molecular biology
  • virology
  • high-throughput sequencing and coding/bioinformatics
Salary:
NIH scale salary depending on number of year experience
Location:
Massachusetts Eye and Ear
Ophthalmology
243 Charles St
Boston , MA 02114
US
Contact:
Jaya Rajaiya, Ph.D